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This Is Me (Keala Settle song)

"This Is Me" is a song performed by Keala Settle for the film The Greatest Showman. It was released on October 26, 2017, by Atlantic Records as a promotional single from The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[1] and the official lead single on December 8, 2017.[2] It won the a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Golden Globe Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 90th Academy Awards.[3]

"This Is Me"
Single by Keala Settle and The Greatest Showman Ensemble
from the album The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
ReleasedDecember 8, 2017
FormatDigital download
Recorded2017
GenrePop
Length3:54
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Producer(s)Greg Wells, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
Keala Settle singles chronology
"This Is Me"
(2017)
"Bird Set Free"
(2018)
"This Is Me"
(2017)
"Bird Set Free"
(2018)
The Greatest Showman soundtrack singles chronology
"This Is Me"
(2017)
"Rewrite the Stars"
(2018)

Following the film's global release, the song charted within the top five in the United Kingdom, the top ten in Australia, Malaysia, and South Korea and the top twenty in Ireland, Belgium (Flanders) and New Zealand.

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Live performancesEdit

Keala Settle performed 'This is Me' live at Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, Australia on the 24th December 2017. [4] She also performed at the Carols by Candlelight Rehearsal on the 23rd December 2017 and followed up with an encore performance. Settle performed the song live on The Graham Norton Show on February 9, 2018.[5] Later she performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on February 21, 2018.[6] She also performed the song at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony on March 4, 2018.

Track listingsEdit

Album version
No.TitleLength
1."This Is Me"3:54
Instrumental[7]
No.TitleLength
1."This Is Me"3:54
Dave Audé remix [8]
No.TitleLength
1."This Is Me"3:36
Alan Walker relift [9]
No.TitleLength
1."This Is Me"3:35


ChartsEdit

Chart (2017–18) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[10] 10
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[11] 31
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[12] 41
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[13] 74
France (SNEP)[14] 52
Germany (Official German Charts)[15] 55
Hungary (Single Top 40)[16] 28
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[17] 39
Ireland (IRMA)[18] 11
Japan (Japan Hot 100)[19] 17
Japan Hot Overseas (Billboard)[20] 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[21] 92
Malaysia Streaming (RIM)[22] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[23] 13
Portugal (AFP)[24] 61
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[25] 2
Singapore (RIAS)[26] 4
South Korea International Chart (Gaon)[27] 9
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[28] 63
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[29] 3
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[30] 60
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[31] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[32] 58
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[33] 40
US Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[34] 3

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[35] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[36] Gold 40,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[37] Gold 15,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[38] 2× Platinum 1,200,000 
United States (RIAA)[39] Platinum 1,000,000 

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
 sales+streaming figures based on certification alone

AccoladesEdit

Kesha versionEdit

"This Is Me"
Single by Kesha
from the album The Greatest Showman: Reimagined
ReleasedDecember 22, 2017
GenrePop
Length3:50
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)Pasek and Paul
Kesha singles chronology
"Learn to Let Go"
(2017)
"This Is Me"
(2017)
"Woman"
(2018)
"Learn to Let Go"
(2017)
"This Is Me"
(2017)
"Woman"
(2018)

Kesha's version of the song was released on December 22, 2017.[44] It has charted in Australia at number 71.[45] This cover is included on the track listing of The Greatest Showman: Reimagined (2018), along with a remix that incorporates elements from both versions by Settle and Kesha, along with rapper Missy Elliott.[46]

ChartsEdit

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[45] 71
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[47] 55
US Pop Digital Songs (Billboard)[48] 22

ReferencesEdit

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  38. ^ "British single certifications – Keala Settle – This Is Me". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved October 12, 2018. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type This Is Me in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
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